A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through April 1806.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who else commits suicide during this period?
(a) Mr. Gill and Benjamin Petty
(b) Mr. Gill and Dr. Page
(c) Mr. Gill and Jonathan
(d) Benjamin Petty and Reverend Foster

2. Many men during Martha's lifetime thought that education for a woman was ________________.
(a) Unlikely
(b) Critical
(c) Unnecessary
(d) Optional

3. How many of the children of the answer to #148 escaped?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 6

4. Who is Dr. Page?
(a) A Boston physician
(b) A Portland physician
(c) A Hallowell physician
(d) An Augusta physician

5. Where was the murderer buried?
(a) The Calvinist cemetery
(b) Tossed in a hole at the side of a road
(c) At sea
(d) On his farm

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Jonathan Ballard marry in February of 1792?

2. What is the function of a midwife?

3. Who buys the parcel of land next to Jonathan's?

4. With whom does Dolly Ballard apprentice as a dressmaker?

5. Why was Martha able to keep her daughters at home for the majority of their young adult lives?

(see the answer key)

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